Job Title:

Police Officers 2015 (temporary/substitute)  

Discipline or Department:

Campus Police  

Position Type:


Working Title:

Police Officers 2015 (temporary/substitute)  

Hourly Rate or Monthly Salary:

$31.22 per hour  

Full Time or Part Time?


Working Hours:

Assignments are part-time/on call/as needed, with working hours anytime between 7 a.m. and 11 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays.  




Basic Function and Other Details:

The MiraCosta College Police Department is seeking applicants with current California P.O.S.T. certification, or applicants who have completed a California P.O.S.T.-certified Basic Law Enforcement Academy within the past three (3) years, to serve as temporary/ substitute police officers. Assignments can be at any location within the MiraCosta College District (Oceanside Campus, San Elijo Campus in Cardiff-by-the-Sea, or the Community Learning Center on Mission Avenue in Oceanside). Temporary/substitute officers do not attain permanent status with the District. 

Under the direction of the police sergeants, serve as a peace officer of the State of California. Perform law enforcement, emergency preparedness, and crime prevention duties; perform investigative and protective duties; control the flow of traffic and enforce state and local traffic regulations; respond to and investigate a wide variety of criminal complaints and incidents; respond to emergency situations as a first responder. 

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Type of Benefits:

No benefits.  

Minimum Qualifications:

To be eligible for this position, you must meet and provide evidence of the following minimum qualifications: 

1) Have a U.S. high school diploma, GED certificate, or high school equivalency certificate, or a two-year, four-year, or advanced degree from an accredited or approved college/university (per California Government Code 1031e). 

2) Completion of at least a 664-hour California P.O.S.T.-Certified Basic Law Enforcement Academy within the past three (3) years, OR possession of a valid California P.O.S.T. Basic Certificate, OR a valid California Requalification Course Certificate, OR a valid California Basic Course Waiver.  

Desirable Qualifications:

Two or more years of directly related experience in law enforcement.  

Licenses and Other Requirements:

Valid California driver license; valid First Aid Certificate, CPR certificate, and AED certificate issued by an authorized agency, District-approved DMV driving record, successful completion of Government Code 1030 sections, psychological, medical, polygraph, and background investigations; successful completion of crime prevention training requirements on a monthly basis as well as all other department training requirements.  

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled







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